Status LED's too bright

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charlydelta
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Status LED's too bright

Post by charlydelta » Sun 3 Feb 2019 11:41

Hey guys.

I really like playing a little while before going to sleep, but I find the status LED's super annoying, since they're so bright. I thought about hot-gluing the LED holes so that it's at least a bit more diffuse and not so glaring.

Do you guys feel the same? Did you already do something to make it better? And most importantly: Is it save to fill the holes, or are they of any thermal use?

Thanks in advance

torofinance
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Re: Status LED's too bright

Post by torofinance » Sat 9 Feb 2019 08:41

Just take the LED out (like me) and tape over the others so they are still visible.

Here is mine (removed status light)

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charlydelta
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Re: Status LED's too bright

Post by charlydelta » Mon 11 Feb 2019 18:38

Looks much better, thank you. I think I won't take them out though, this seems a bit too drastic :)

But I see that you took out those strange metal pins - how did you do that? Just clip them off?

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Re: Status LED's too bright

Post by Admin » Thu 14 Feb 2019 11:36

For the LED holes yes you can hot-glue the holes there are no problems.

For the Energysquare metal pin yes you can clip them off if you prefer without them.

Think I will change the LED to green ones for next production/next version.

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Re: Status LED's too bright

Post by charlydelta » Fri 15 Feb 2019 20:53

Admin wrote:
Thu 14 Feb 2019 11:36
For the LED holes yes you can hot-glue the holes there are no problems.

For the Energysquare metal pin yes you can clip them off if you prefer without them.

Think I will change the LED to green ones for next production/next version.
Maybe it would help if they would not directly point into ones eyes, you know what I mean? If they would be tilted for a few degrees, you'd still see the status LED, but it wouldn't directly shine into your eyes. Or just place the LEDs behind a frosted/diffuse piece of plastic

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